Finance and Business Strategy

Connecting Executive Pay to Performance

Given the availability of clinical data, population health data, and financial data, it is now possible to determine if executive compensation plans are driving or blocking organizational performance.

Ethics: Marty Martin November 10, 2016

Schuylkill Health Faces the Future by Changing its Course

Healthcare system’s new strategic course included four major concurrent paths: performance improvement efforts, campus integration, search for a strategic partner, and two different debt financings.

Eb LeMaster November 10, 2016

How Ochsner Health System Uses E-Signatures and Self Check-In to Drive Patient Satisfaction

Ochsner Health System’s efficient check-in process addresses patients’ demand for convenience and expediency and saved the health system approximately $48,000 by decreasing document volume.

Lisa A. Eramo October 11, 2016

You Can’t Manage What You Can’t Measure: A Practical Guide for Population Health Management

Measuring population health strategies requires combining diverse sets of data, thinking like a payer, and identifying gaps in care.

Christian Wieland October 5, 2016

Ask the Experts: Analyst Calls

As a hospital CFO, I often get calls from analysts saying they own our bonds and want to ask some questions. Should I return their calls?

HFMA October 5, 2016

Health Care 2020

This four-part series from HFMA is an environmental assessment designed to guide healthcare organizations in their strategic-planning efforts over the next several years.

HFMA September 7, 2016

Partnering With Healthcare Purchasers

Mount Sinai Health System partnered with a trade union to develop a bundled-payment program designed to improve patient outcomes and reduce the purchaser’s costs.

Lola Butcher August 10, 2016

Does Price Transparency Work?

A recent Harvard study shows no patient spending decrease, but its parameters may overlook some key strategies.

Erin Murphy August 9, 2016

Finding Value in Healthcare Innovation Centers

Henry Ford Health System is bringing new ideas to market through its innovation center, which is called the Innovation Institute.

Laura Ramos Hegwer August 9, 2016

Winning Direct Contracts with Employers

Pacific Business Group on Health, a leader in direct contracting, uses an extensive evaluation process to choose the provider organizations for its Employers Centers of Excellence Network.

Lola Butcher July 11, 2016
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